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3D printing technology


3D manufacturing policy: Target of 500 items by ’25

February 25, 2022 12:37 am

3D printing uses computer-aided designing to make prototypes or working models of objects by laying down successive layers of materials

3D manufacturing of electronic gear may get its own PLI-like scheme

August 30, 2021 12:48 am

In meetings held over the last month, the IT Ministry had reached out to electronics component makers to understand their requirement so that a suitable policy could be designed accordingly, one of the sources said.

World’s first 3D-printed steel footbridge unveiled in Amsterdam

July 16, 2021 5:43 pm

The 6-ton structure will be loaded with sensors that researchers at Imperial College London will use to monitor the bridge in real time and gauge how it reacts to being used by pedestrians.

Govt readies 3D printing policy for local firms to join new global market

December 12, 2020 7:35 am

The global market for additive manufacturing is expected to reach $ 34.8 billion by 2024, which is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 23.2 per cent, according to the IT Ministry's estimates.

Novel 3D-printed tissue to keep astronauts healthy during Mars mission

July 12, 2019 4:40 pm

In the case of bone fractures -- rendered more likely by the weightlessness of space, coupled with the partial 0.38 Earth gravity of Mars -- replacement bone could be inserted into injured areas using 3D bioprinting capability.

Tel Aviv University scientists print first ever 3D heart with patient's own cells

April 16, 2019 10:42 am

Researchers from the Tel Aviv University have managed to print a small 3D human heart using the patient's own cells, complete with cells, blood vessels, ventricles and chambers.

Novel ingestible capsule with Bluetooth can monitor health

December 16, 2018 6:11 pm

Manufactured using 3D-printing technology, the capsules could be deployed to deliver drugs to treat a variety of diseases, particularly in cases where drugs must be taken over a long period of time.

World's first rollable touch-screen tablet inspired by ancient scrolls developed

September 02, 2018 8:34 pm

The device, called MagicScroll, is comprised of a high-resolution flexible display that can be rolled or unrolled around a central, 3D-printed cylindrical body containing the device's computerised inner-workings.

Scientists have developed a faster and cost-effective coloured 3D printing method

August 02, 2018 5:19 pm

Materials, such as carbon nanotubes, carbon black and graphene, absorb light much more strongly than the polymers and transfer heat to them, enabling the use of cheaper, lower-power lasers.

Scientists develop 3D-printed, driverless boats

May 24, 2018 9:57 pm

Researchers have developed self-driving boats, created from 3D printed parts, which will be capable of operating on roadways and bridges as well.